Ive decided to take a week off not only because of exams, but because I think my body could use it.
Now, right now im bulking. Do I lower my calorie intake over this week or is my body still making muscle even if I havent worked out in several days?
Dunno, how bout this, if you're eating ... totally off the top of my head... 150% of your maintenance on a normal basis...
1st day: 150%
2nd day: 140%
3rd day: 120%
4th day: 100%
and then so forth until you start working out again
just keep it the same, don't worry so much
PRs: 655/525/645 = 1825 Total
Meet PRs: Bench Only 525
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If it were me, I would just eat as much as I normally would on an off day
because muscle repair can still happen a few days after your workout. you eat the same on an off day as you would on a gym day right? why make this any differnt.
wouldn't you eat the same protein but drop the carbs? where's built when you need her?